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Feb 17, 2013 6:00am EST
address and the republican response from marco rubio. >> we have a habit in this country of glossing over presidents. we have decided that some people are bald eagles. they all have to be treated as if they are symbols of the country. what that means is you have a smoothing over of their rough edges. there is a feeling among modern presidents that they have a right to a certain veneration. that generation will be located in their presidential outlook. even if they are gone, their children and former allies, their lieutenants who live longer, they continue this. in many ways, they are even more ferociously committed to the legacy, not only because it involves them, big -- but because the old man is gone. the problem is, what does the government do, because it is responsible for these libraries, when you have a flat president? >> are two of our conversation with timothy natalli. tonight at 8:00 p.m., on c- span's "q&a." this morning, a political roundtable with david winston and steve mcmahon on issues facing contracts -- congress, facing contracts -- congress, including sequestration
Feb 17, 2013 10:30am EST
rubio the response. this is about 15 minutes. >> good evening. i'm marco rubio. in the united states senate. president obama on the start of his second term. tonight, i have the honor of responding to his state of the union address on behalf of my fellow republicans. and i am especially honored to be addressing our brave men and women serving in the armed forces and in diplomatic posts around the world. you may be thousands of miles away, but you are always in our prayers. the state of the union address is always a reminder of how unique america is. for much of human history, most people were trapped in stagnant societies, where a tiny minority always stayed on top, and no one else chance. but america is exceptional because we believe that every life, at every stage, is precious, and that everyone everywhere has a god-given right to go as far as will take them. like most americans, for me this ideal is personal. my parents immigrated here in pursuit of the opportunity to improve their life and give their children the chance at an even better one. they made it to the middle class, my
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